Monthly Archives: September 2017

A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Company logos of China Unicom are displayed at a news conference during the company’s announcement of its annual results in Hong Kong By Julie Zhu and Sumeet Chatterjee HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s latest push to revive its bloated state-owned sector is set to pick up pace this year, with bankers and investors expecting possible spin-offs and asset sales to follow a key Communist Party Congress in October. But the effort is likely to only involve a limited role for private money, even […]

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Lufthansa offering to pay 200 million euros for Air Berlin: BamS By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: File picture of planes of the Lufthansa airline on the tarmac in Frankfurt airport FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa (DE:) is offering to pay 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy its insolvent smaller rival Air Berlin (DE:) and is prepared to pay up to 100 million euros to meet operating costs to keep the airline going in the interim, newspaper Bild am Sonntag (BamS) said on Sunday. Citing sources close to the proceedings, the paper said that there could be three months between […]

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ICOMG Wants The Government To Stay The Hell Away From Crypto

<img width="754" height="522" src="https://themerkle.com/wp-content/uploads/icomg-logo.jpg" class="attachment-full size-full wp-post-image" alt="icomg logo" style="float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;" srcset="https://themerkle.com/wp-content/uploads/icomg-logo.jpg 754w, https://themerkle.com/wp-content/uploads/icomg-logo-300×208.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 754px) 100vw, 754px" />Recently, a friend of mine from the United States (the land of the free), wanted to participate in an ICO for a brand new coin.  He had done all the research on the team, read the white paper, and had his hard earned money ready to invest when the date rolled around. What he didn&#8217;t anticipate, upon logging into the site, was a message saying […]

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ESPN’s not doomed, just having to change with times By Seeking Alpha

Jenkins: ESPN’s not doomed, just having to change with times By Seeking Alpha ‘; Stock Markets1 hour ago (Sep 23, 2017 09:07AM ET) © Reuters. Jenkins: ESPN’s not doomed, just having to change with times ESPN (NYSE:) is going to be all right, Holman Jenkins Jr. says, and never mind its recent Jemele Hill controversy or politics — subscriber losses are bound to slow and it still has its valuable ace in the hole, live sports. With scores available on every smartphone, SportsCenter may not […]

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